Hope Star from Hope, Arkansas on August 29, 1974 · Page 6
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Hope, Arkansas
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Thursday, August 29, 1974
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Page Six HOPE (AHK.) STAR Thursday, August 29. 1974 4 Now we're hostages,' say stranded Turkish Cypriots PAPHOS, Cyprus (AP) — In the Turkish quarter of this coastal town, the men in the coffee shop talk of fleeing north to the Turkish lines 50 miles away. "If We were permitted to go, we would not hesitate to go immediately to be in safety under the Turkish forces," said the high school music teacher. He didn't want to give his name for fear "of being taken off to prison like the 29 Turkish policemen from this quarter." The English teacher said they handed in their guns to United Nations troops after surrendering because they ran out of ammunition. But he said that when peace negotiations broke down, they were at the mercy of the Greek Cypriot soldiers, most of them irregulars. He said that the Greeks smashed in their doors and shop windows with rifle butts and fired machine guns through the quarter, killing seven persons. One was a 3-year-old child who died with more than 30 bullet wounds, he claimed. The people of the quarter- others joined in the story- were taken to the soccer field for questioning, while "looters went through our houses taking what they could carry off. Radios, television sets, money, jewelry and gold." "Now, we are hostage," said a baby-faced municipal clerk with no office to go to. "Every- one is frightened of what will happen. They keep asking when the Greeks will kill us. Why are they waiting?" Paphos, 99 miles from Nicosia on the dry southwest side of Cyprus, has 10,000 Greeks and 3,000 Turks living apart in mutual suspicion. Since the Turkish invasion of northern Cyprus, the city has been shelled by a Greek gunboat, bombed by Turkish planes and hit by mortar and artillery fire. Since the fighting ended almost two weeks ago, most of the people living in the narrow streets of the Turkish quarter have moved away from the Green Line separating the two communities and clustered protectively around their mosque, where a Greek soldier sits outside. The mosque is closed. The men in the coffee shop say the Greeks stole the carpets and looted all the religious objects and the priest has not been allowed to return from his village. Unlike many villages, there is electricity and water and the four wholesale grocers are permitted to bring food to the market. Food is plentiful at the moment, but money is getting scarce because there is no work. The Greeks let shepherds tend their flocks, but others are not allowed to visit their lush flower and fruit gardens on the outskirts of town. Telephone service has been disconnected for more than a month. Schools cannot open because most of the teachers did not return from their vacations, and the classrooms are full of refugees. The small hospital has no doctor; it is run by medical students from Turkey who were vacationing on the island and were stranded by the fighting. The Greeks admit serious cases to the hospital in the Greek Cypriot quarter. PSC extends brief deadline LITTLE ROCK f AP) — Lawyers will havo until Sept. 9 to file briefs with the state Public Service Commission concerning Arkansas Power & Light Go's, proposed White Bluff power plant. The proposed coal-fired plant is to be constructed on the banks of the Arkansas River near Redfield in Jefferson County. The deadline had been Sept. 5, but the PSC extended it upon agreement of all of the lawyers involved, Kent Foster, PSC chief counsel, said. Foster said the attorneys "simply wanted more time'.' Nine plywood mills are closing down TACOMA, Wash. (AP) Nine plywood mills have closed or will close at least temporarily and another 25 have curtailed production in a cost-price squeeze that appears to be sweeping the industry. Some 2,500 plywood mill em- ployes have been thrown out of work, most within the past week, and another 1,500 are on less than a full work week, says Bronson Lewis, executive vice president of the American Plywood Association. Lewis and other plywood officials say the reasons for the in- dustrywide depression are the slump in home building and the high price of logs. So far, the closures have struck primarily at mills in the Pacific Northwest, but "a few mills have gone down in the South" and more cutbacks there are expected, Lewis said in an interview Wednesday. He said that nationwide plywood production is 30 per cent below normal. One of the biggest closures involves the worker-owned Ft. Vancouver Plywood Co. in Vancouver, Wash. Directors of that mill, one of the largest cooperative plants in the Northwest, voted on Monday to shut down on Friday for an indefinite period, laying off 365 employes. Lewis and a spokesman for the Simpson Timber Co. said closures have already halted production at Linnton Plywood Association, Portland, Ore.; Oregon-Washington Plywood Co. mills in Garibaldi and Klad math Falls, Ore.; Stevenson Co-Ply, Stevenson, Wash.; Multnomah Plywood, Multnomah, Ore.; and Simpson mills in Shelton and McCleary, Wash., and Albany, Ore. Lewis, who says his American Plywood Association represents 150 of the nation's 190 plywood mills, says the federal government is primarily to blame for the slowdown in housing construction. "My God, if they can go to the moon they ought to be able to generate enough housing starts so they can take off on their housing rocket," he said. Lewis said one way the federal government can give the housing industry a shot in the arm is to lower the interest rate it pays on Treasury notes. He said the government is currently paying American investors higher interest on government notes than can be paid by savings and loan institutions, which generate most housing money. Lewis said Oregon is the nation's leading plywood-producing state, accounting for 46 per cent of total production. Highlights of Ford's news session MVINUI •MAMMtJ ACTUAL USE REPORT Pesticide is stolen PORTLAND, Ark. (AP) Eighty gallons of Fundal, a pesticide that has become so scarce that it sells for about $50 a gallon on the black market, were stolen Wednesday from a chemical shed at the Reed Airport. Ken Reed, owner and operator of the flying service, said Fundal, which is used mainly to kill the eggs of boll worms and bud worms, costs about $32 a gallon on the open market. He said there are only two egg-killing agents such as Fundal on the market. Reed said b« was told by the manfacturer of Fundal, the Nor-am Agricultural Products, Inc., of Chicago, that the pesticide was scarce because the firm had run out of the bacteria culture from which it is made. The cans of Fundal stored in his shed belonged to area farmers, Reed said. Japanese legend has it that eels are dragons in disguise! WASHINGTON (AP) — Here are textual highlights of President Ford's news conference Wednesday: NIXON PARDON: "I am the final authority. There have been no charges made, there has been no action by the courts, there has been no action by any jury, and until any legal process has been undertaken, I think it is unwise and untimely for me to make any commitment." PHILOSOPHY: "I don't think I have deviated from my basic philosophy nor have I deviated from what I think is the right action.... I don't think these are views that fall in the political spectrum right or left." PRESIDENCY 1976: "I will probably be a candidate in 1976. I think Governor Rockefeller and myself are a good team, but of course, the final judgment in this matter will be that of the delegates to the national convention." WATERGATE PREVENTION: "I will make the decisions and take the blame for them or whatever benefit might be the case ... The code of ethics that will be followed will be the example that I set." WAGE-PRICE CONTROLS: "Wage and price controls are out, period." ROCKEFELLER: "Governor Rockefeller will take over my responsibility heading the subcommittee of the Domestic Council on privacy. Gov. Rock- efeller, with his vast experience in foreign policy, can make a significant contribution to some of our decision- making in the area of foreign policy. Obviously, in addition, he can be helpful, I think in the political arena under certain guidelines and some restrictions." ECONOMY: "Herb Stein, who did a superb job for President Nixon, is going back to the University of Virginia, and Alan Greenspan is taking over ... That is a distinct change ... We are soliciting, through the economic summit, the views of a great many people from the total spectrum of the American society ... this will give us, I hope, any new approaches that are wise and ben eficial." ARAMCO OIL PRODUCTION RESTRICTIONS: "This points up very vividly the need for us to accelerate every aspect of Project Independence ... it highlights the need and necessity for us to proceed with more oil and gas drilling a greater supply domestically ... It does require, I believe, the short- term action by consumer nations and the long-term actions under Project Independence." 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BUDGET: "No budget for any department is sacrosanct, and that includes the defense budget." CUBA "If Cuba changes its policy toward us and toward its Latin neighbors, we of course would exercise the option, depending on what the changes were, to change our policy. But before we made any change, we would certainly act in concert with the other members of the Organization of American States." FEDERAL PAY RAISE: "I have made no judgment on that yet, the recommendation has not come to my desk." Wyland F. Leadbetter MILLINOCKET, Maine (AP) - Wyland F. Leadbetter, 67, former president of the American Urological Association, died Wednesday after a short illness. He was chief of urology at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston for 17 years. «n« muet puUiart ttws . . thru June 30. 1974. your participation in decisions on how future fund* mmenu. Your year from Jury heWe) tMe)f) UMO Of * priorMs* and TMa la toMfcnn ACTUM. 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